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Beresford's Restaurant & Pub

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Beresford Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JG, England
+44 15394 88488
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West midlands
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166 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Just up the road from where we stayed, excellent food, just like I would have cooked. Pate to start, and the lamb was excellent

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Thank ohdearmeWestmidlands
Cramlington
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Visited midweek on Gourmet Society recommendation. Very quiet for a sunny early evening when Bowness centre was quite busy, but a very courteous welcome by an experienced and knowledgeable gentleman (probably the self same mentioned in "Anne311247"'s review) got the evening off to a positive start. We just missed out on the early evening special offer, so went "a la... More 

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Thank Chris N
scarborough
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Extensive menu choice, a relaxed atmosphere, helpful attentive staff, and value for money. We opted for the two courses for £9.95, both having Stilton & Broccoli Soup, then a pan fried salmon and a lamb roast, excellent all round.

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1 Thank joannecloughton
Scotland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

The only thing that marred the wonderful food and the great service was the woman shouting loudly at staff in the kitchen. Probably affected the atmosphere a bit in contrast to the lovely music and decor of the restaurant. They did accept our Tastecard and we can highly recommend the roast. Wine list reasonably priced too.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

We dropped in here on Friday evening for a drink on our way back from town. Its about halfway between Bowness and Windermere. We were served by a very friendly & helpful mature gentleman who really made us feel welcome. Because of this we booked a table for Sunday lunch. The Sunday lunch was delicious and the roast beef in... More 

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Thank Anne311247
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

Great location situated on the road between bowness and Windermere but sadly wasn't very busy as guessing it's not in the main hustle & bustle of bowness many people would venture up here at night - they are missing out as food was lovely. Tasted good, well presented and cooked fresh - staff were genuinely very friendly & welcoming. They... More 

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Thank Steph B
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Food was of a good standard. A good variety of options, all meals were enjoyed. Had a reasonable range of vegetation options, which were delicious! The staff were all really friendly and made you feel welcome. Had a nice atmosphere, had a variety of couples and families. Great location between Windermere and Barrowness.

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Thank 229luke229
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Went for a few drinks on our walk in to Bowness. The lady who served us was called Michelle and was lovely and chatty and extremely friendly. It's a hidden gem this place ( always thought it was just a restaurant) and great for a quiet drink and also watching the footy!! Michelle makes this place.

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Thank TERRI1965PURPLE
Stone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

The set up seemed to be a little strange ( Bar was more like a bunker , with little or no atmosphere ) the restaurant was also half empty , but we still had to wait 30 minutes for a table ! During our meal only 4 people came in , I can only imagine that they could only cope... More 

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Thank Rob K
West Yorkshire
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for dinner, but would not go back. The starters were really nice, but the mains were a big disappointment. I had lamb with ginger mash and mint jus. The ginger was too overpowering, my lamb was well done although I'd asked for medium rare, and the gravy/jus was strong and overpowering too. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beresford Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 88488

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